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Chris Pehrson, VP of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Chris Pehrson, vice president of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the Unmanned Systems Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4x24 program.

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Army, General Atomics Demo Anti-Drone Weapon Prototypes to Meet ‘Unlimited-Ammo’ Goals

The U.S. Army and members of a General Atomics team displayed prototypes of anti-drone weapons that look to meet what the service branch calls “unlimited-ammunition” goals at the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment event. Two types of weaponry — one using lasers and the other using electricity-propelled projectiles — were displayed throughout the event that …

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General Atomics to Lease Predator XP to Kazakhstan

General Atomics and Kazakhstan Engineering have inked a memorandum of understanding on the in-country testing and evaluation of the General Atomics Predator XP unmanned aerial vehicle, IHS Jane’s 360 reported Wednesday. Under the MOU with Kazakhstan’s state-owned defense firm, General Atomics will lease the UAV to enable the evaluation to be performed within Kazakhstan, reports Charles Forrester, citing a …

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Report: WH To Help Italy Upgrade General Atomics-Built Drones

The White House plans to add missiles and laser-guided bombs to Italy’s drone fleet, Adam Entous writes for the Wall Street Journal. Entous reports the White House submitted a letter of request to Congress in April to arm six Italian Reaper drones, built by General Atomics. U.S. officials have indicated that …

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Will Roper: Air Force Eyes Commercial Drones to Replace Reapers

Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the service branch is considering commercial drones and high-end unmanned aircraft as it looks to replace the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper drone, Defense News reported Thursday.

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